unit cost


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unit cost

the actual cost of producing one article

unit cost

[′yü·nət ′kȯst]
(industrial engineering)
Cost allocated to a specified unit of a product; computed as the cost over a period of time divided by the number of units produced.
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This research attempts to minimize the unit cost above.
The vehicle unit cost report tracks the cost of each individual vehicle as well as hours expended, material consumed, and program-level costs, (i.e., labor, material costs, and hours).
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Resource use and unit cost data for the 2006 analysis were drawn from a mixture of national administrative data, specific hospital costs and charges, national average costs, and registered product/service pricing, as well as a previous multicenter economic study conducted in 2001 in Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay (12) in which 25 physician interviews were conducted to characterize the typical management of pneumococcal disease.
They also explored the factors that contributed to variation in unit costs, which included factors related to the local authority, to the placement and to the child.
I challenge Councillor Dixon to supply evidence for his assertion that unit costs in England are 50 per cent cheaper.
For the 13 deepwater fields tracked in both this year's study and the prior edition (published in 2001), all but three of the fields had increased unit costs, even among fields with increased production volumes.
* Closes loopholes in the "lowest unit cost" provision to ensure that candidates receive the advertising rates stations give to their other advertisers.
What items have the most attractive markup from the unit cost of manufacturing?
CPSC estimated that the per unit cost for cards returned by the consumer could range from a low of 32 cents to a high of 80 cents.
Foundries using coldbox core systems often are buying coldbox amine catalyst in 110-gal containers, as purchasing in larger quantities reduces unit cost. Nitrogen is typically used as a propellant for pushing the liquid from these containers.
This is the unit cost estimated in the early 1990s for capacity expansions by OPEC members.